What is Visa Application Center?
UK Visa Application Center is a collection point for your documents and to take biometrics (e.g. fingerprints). The UK Visa Application Center transfers your documents to the UK Embassy in Nigeria together with your biometric data.
UK Visa Application Centre in Abuja could provide you with additional service such as:
- Applying without passport
- Express courier return
- Premium Lounge
- Walk in without appointment
- SMS notification
- Prime time appointment
- Group appointment service
- Tracking your case at the UK Embassy
- Issuing the documents received from the Embassy after the decision on your visa is made.
Please note, this is sample list, actual services list could be changed, please contact our visa specialist for more info.
The UK Embassy in Nigeria delegates such services to the UK Visa Application Centre as it has more time to process visas.
If you need help with the UK visa application process and/or consultation on the documents, you can order such a service with our visa agency. Please, fill in our form so we can contact you about the case.
Our visa agency provide the following services for UK visa applicants in Nigeria:
|Free chances assessment|
|Required documents consultation|
|Support filling in the application form|
|Embassy fees payment assistance. Additional Services Payment assistance|
|Help to make an appointment with the UK Visa Application Centre|
|A Tracking service for your case at the UK Embassy. Correspondence with the UK Embassy if needed.|
Added Value Services with UK Visa Application Center in Abuja
You can book and pay some Added Value Services if needed:
Priority Visa Service (non-settlement)
You can pay for a Priority Visa Service for your visit, work or study application (‘non-settlement’). This service will put your application at the front of the queue at every stage of the decision-making process. The cost of this service is in addition to your visa application fee and is non-refundable if the visa application is refused, or if in exceptional cases, the application it takes longer to process. Using the Priority Visa Service does not guarantee that your application will be successful. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the UK Immigration Rules. UK Visas and Immigration aims to reach a decision on Priority Visa Application and contact you to let you know that your passport is ready to be collected within 5 working days from the date you submit your biometric information.
However, every application is unique, and if your application is not straightforward, it may not be possible to meet this timescale. If this is the case, your application will still go to the front of the queue at every stage of the decision-making process, and UKVI will aim to process your application within global customer service standards.
Priority Visa Service (Settlement)
UK Visas & Immigration offers a standard service to customers applying for a family migration/settlement visa.
The Settlement Priority Visa Service ensures that your application will be processed at the front of the queue. We aim to process Settlement Priority Visas within 30 working days from the date of your appointment at the UK Visa Application Centre.
Please note: Using the Priority Visa Service will not influence the outcome of your visa application. The Priority Visa fee is not refundable if your visa application is refused or in the unlikely event they are not able to meet the advertised processing time. It is not possible to purchase this service after you have submitted your application at the UK Visa Application Centre. This service is for all customers applying to live permanently (‘settle’) in the UK under family migration routes, and where a full settlement visa fee is payable.
Express Courier Return
Applicants can choose to have their passport returned to them by express courier at the end of the application process.
Applicants should expect to receive their passport in most cases within 1-3 business days depending on the area selected. Choosing this service will allow you not to make a return journey, avoid waste of time and eliminate the unnecessary cost to come to the UK Visa Application Centre.
Premium Lounge Service
This service includes:
Prime Time Appointment
Prime Time Appointment allows customers to submit their UK visa application outside regular working hours. By using this service, applicants can submit at scheduled hours, subject to availability
Keep my passport when applying
This service allows the applicant to keep a passport the maximum possible time during the visa decision process.
The essential points of this service are:
Walk-in Without Appointment
This service allows the applicant to submit their application before or after their scheduled appointment date.